Aug 10, 2013 12:00am PDT
'd work in her home cap -- continued work in her hometown of detroit. >> i feel so sorry for people not living in detroit. detroit gives a sense of civilization in a way you do not get in a city like new york. obvious what was does not work. striving forways giant, and this is how giants fall. to have youhonored on this program. i am glad you are here. >> i am glad to be here. >> let me ask you what it is about detroit that makes you hopeful. aboute you so optimistic detroit's future? was a picture of the packard motor company. of rÜgen 38 years glass and broken concrete. -- of brokeno glass and broken concrete. it would hit and autoworker. in a few years because of production of cars in germany stoppedn, the plant reducing cars, and the chrysler lead went down to 2000 workers. if you through a stone -- threw a stone, it would hit a vacant lot. some people thought that was the end of everything. african-americans with that those vacant lots, and they thought, that is an opportunity for change. they began to transform the city. city that is more human, where we grow our own where w
Aug 12, 2013 8:00am EDT
privilege. tavis: what do you think the future of detroit is? i think it has already provided a model for changing the world. all over to see what we are doing. people are looking for a new way of living. people understand there is something unsustainable about the way we are living. it is recognizing all the contradictions of an industrial society are coming home to roost, and we have to create something new, and we are. tavis: dr. me about the humanity of detroit. -- tell me about the humanity of detroit. there is so much to love about aboutt, but talk to me the people of detroit and their perseverance. detroit is a movement city. we used to think the movement was going to come from labor. the movement began to come from people. people taking charge of their neighborhoods. safety innking about terms of neighborliness rather than police. this transformation more important than from hunting to agriculture. how important do you think detroit has been to the nation culturally? of theere once a symbol miracle of production, and we were producing more faster. that we believe that was not
Aug 20, 2013 12:00am PDT
pales behind winning. make a big statement, the losses to detroit and to boston were real moments that were tough to get by. player, we lost to the lakers and 71, 72. we were able to win 72 and 73 against the laker team. tavis: if one can get addicted to winning, what is the antidote for that? it is an addiction like anything else, you see where i am going with this. what do you do about that? if you lose, it is a deep thought. it was the innovator of the triangle offense. players ofed the your own success through the last success of the night. you are not a success right now. we are back to square one. we will climb this letter again. -- ladder agian. -- again. it is so ephemeral, it is gone. how long it took the nine months or eight months. tavis: to your point, and i think you are right, the nothing really compares to that feeling of euphoria. navigated through those periods when you didn't win the big one? it was renewed energy to come back. things that i noticed in my own career is that it was hard for teams that went into a successful season to lose in the finals and come ba
Aug 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
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